In match 8 of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020, Hobart Hurricanes take on Adelaide Strikers at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston on Tuesday.
Hobart Hurricanes Team Updates:
Hurricanes have had a strong start to their BBL campaign with two wins in as many matches so far.
Their pace attack led by James Faulkner, Hurricanes managed to stifle both their opponents, Sixers and Strikers.
With both DArcy Short and Colin Ingram in good form at the top of the order, Hurricanes look good for a deep run in the BBL.
DArcy Short and Will Jacks will probably open the inning for the HUR team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Ben McDermott, Colin Ingram, Peter Handscomb (C&WK) will form the middle order of the team
Tim David, James Faulkner will take care of the lower order
Peter Handscomb will lead the HUR team as a Captain.
The skipper Handscomb will also do wicket keeping for his team.
Johan Botha and Darcy Short will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Scott Boland , Nathan Elis and Riley Meredith will lead the pace attack of the team.
Adelaide Strikers Team Updates:
Strikers lost their BBL opener against Hurricanes on Sunday, as their top order
Despite Daniel Worralls fifty, Adelaide Strikers came up second best and will eye revenge against the same team
The good thing is Alex Carey is set to return to the side.
With Rashid Khan and Peter Siddle also likely to be back in action, Strikers will fancy a win in this BBL fixture.
Philip Salt and Jake Weatherald will probably open the inning for the STR team. Both are well known inning openers.
Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (C&WK), Jono Wells will take care of the middle order of the team
Alex Carey will lead the STR team as a Captain. He is also a good batsman
Alex Carey will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his STR team.
Danny Briggs and Rashid Khan will lead the spin attack of the team.
Peter Siddle , Daniel Worral and Wes Agar will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Hobart Hurricanes: 3 Won Adelaide Strikers: 2 Won
Ben McCdermott is coming off after a fresh hundered in the Australia A Squad against indian team.
Phil Salt is an aggressive top-order batsman who can be dangerous on his day, He is must pick and good multiplayer choice.
Danny Briggs is the all-time leading wicket-taker in T20 Blast. He could not do much in the last game but he is a good bowler
Rashid Khan took 19 wickets in the last season of BBL. He is in pretty good form and coming from a successful Indian T20 League in Dubai.
Alex carey is back into the strikers side and will be a key player for the team
In wicket keeping, Alex Carey will be best choice.
Allrounders and Top order batsman may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – D’Arcy Short, Phil Salt
Vice-Captain Options – Colin Ingram, Rashid Khan
Death over wicket taking bowlers: R Meredith, Wes Agar, Nathan Ellis
HUR Squad :
DArcy Short, Will Jacks, Colin Ingram, Ben McDermott, Peter Handscomb(WK)(C), Tim David, James Faulkner, Nathan Ellis, Johan Botha, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Matthew Wade(WK), Nick Winter, Dawid Malan, Mitchell Owen, Tim Paine(WK), Keemo Paul, Mac Wright, David Moody, Jake Doran, Charlie Wakim, Wil Parker, Sandeep Lamichhane, Caleb Jewell
STR Squad :
Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey(WK)(C), Jonathan Wells, Ryan Gibson, Rashid-Khan, Daniel Worrall, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Danny Briggs, Cameron Valente, Liam Scott, Michael Neser, Harry Nielsen(WK), Travis Head, Spencer Johnson, Harry Conway, Matthew Short, Liam OConnor